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Selection of biofuels documents for reference (inc. EEA, UK Government, UK Devolved Administrations and others) [#88]
Various elements in the following documents of relevance for consideration:

Particularly related to Questions 2-4, with elements of relevance also for Question 1

1). European Environment Agency EEA Report No 7/2006
How much bioenergy can Europe produce without harming the environment?
http://reports.eea.europa.eu/eea_report_2006_7/en

2). House of Lords European Union Committee 47th Report of Session 2005–06
The EU Strategy on Biofuels: from field to fuel November 2006
Volume I: Report
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200506/ldselect/ldeucom/267/267i.pdf
Volume II: Evidence
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200506/ldselect/ldeucom/267/267ii.pdf

3). Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department Environmental Research Report 2006/02
Review of Greenhouse Gas Life Cycle Emissions, Air Pollution Impacts and Economics of Biomass Production and Consumption in Scotland
Web version: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/09/22094104/0
PDF: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/149415/0039781.pdf

4). Scottish Natural Heritage Draft Policy Statement November 2006
Biomass energy and the natural heritage:  an overview and policy statement
(attached as separate)

5). Biofuels Sustainability and Reporting Draft Environmental Standards for Biofuels. A Report Commissioned by the LowCVP
By: The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Management, IIED, ADAS and Imperial College 18th July 2006
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/viewpoints/LowCVP%20-%20Draft%20Environmental%20Biofuels%20Standards%20-%20July%2006.pdf

6). Low Carbon Vehicle partnership - Biofuels Sustainability and Reporting
Brief report on LowCVP activity on biofuels sustainability and reporting (Oct 2006)
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/viewpoints/LowCVP%20Biofuels%20Standards%20and%20Reporting%20(10.06).pdf

7). Low Carbon Vehicle partnership Accelerating progress towards low carbon vehicles and fuels September 2005. Future Fuels
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/viewpoints/LowCVP%20-%20Future%20Fuels%20(for%20Petroleum%20Review)%20-%20July%2005.pdf

8). WWF - Sustainability Standards for Bioenergy. November 2006
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/reports/OEKO%20(2006)%20WWF_Sustainable_Bioenergy_final_version.pdf


Various elements may be of relevance for Questions 2-4, but mainly for Questions 1:

9). Wheat as a feedstock for alcohol production. Research Review No. 61
December 2006 by T C Smith, D R Kindred, J M Brosnan, R M Weightman, M Shepherd, & R Sylvester-Bradley. Funded by The Home-Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA).
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/reports/HGCA%20RR61%20Wheat%20for%20alcohol.pdf

10). Well-to-Wheel Evaluation for Production of Ethanol from Wheat. A Report by the LowCVP Fuels Working Group, WTW Sub-Group.
LowCVP report (Oct 2004) on well-to-wheel greenhouse gas implications of different pathways for producing bioethanol from wheat
http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/assets/viewpoints/Biofuels%20WTW%20final%20report.pdf
posted on 2007-02-23 14:37 UTC by Mr Stephen Grady, Joint Nature Conservation Committee
 

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